|David Holler Art Waves #8|
The wonderfully named tenor and choral conductor, David Holler, came by to talk about his work, and specifically about his upcoming Christmas concert with the Mohawk Singers.
Keywords: choral music; tenor; conducting; choir; Christmas concert
|More Christmas Music, Art Waves #59|
The Art Waves studio was packed to capacity when 12 members of the Canadian Martyrs Folk Choir thronged in to give us a live concert of some of their favourite Christmas carols. Here they come a wassailing!
Keywords: Christmas hymns; choral music; Canadian Martyrs Folk Choir
|Zimfira Poloz, Choral Conductor, Art Waves #132|
Renowned choral conductor Zimfira Poloz came by to talk about the Hamilton Children's Choir. Under her direction this choir has won prizes all over the world. Her passion and idealism for developing children's voices--and their confidence--as she creates a choir out of hundreds of individual children, will move you to an open-throated song of joy.
Keywords: Kazakhstan; Koktem; Hamilton Children's Choir; the Phonopedic method of voice development; choral championships; Basque language preservation
|Meghan Quinlan on Choral Conducting, Art Waves #102|
Meghan Quinlan has been singing and playing music since early childhood. As an adolescent she began conducting the Canadian Martyrs Gallery Choir, going on to arrange and even write music for them. In 2010 they put out a brilliant CD of sacred music called Novum Gaudium. Art Waves caught Meghan for an interview when she came home for Christmas from Norway, where she is studying choral conducting under Kare Hanken.
Keywords: choral conducting; Hamilton Children's Choir; Kare Hansen; Novum Gaudium; Zimfira Poloz; Scandanavian singing; twins
|David Holler Art Waves #98|
David Holler, the effervescent conductor of the Mohawk College Community Choir, joins Art Waves for the third year in a row to bring us glad tidings of his 2010/2011 season of choral concerts, beginning with their Dec. 11th Christmas concert at St. Paul's Church in Dundas. Hallelujia!
Keywords: choral music; conducting; Handel; Mozart; Haydn; John Rutter; Mohawk College Community Choir
|227 Telling Tales 2014 ( Sept. 7, 2014)|
Laura Lukasic returns to Art Waves with children's singer Rob Blundson to tell us all about the terrific children's literacy festival, Telling Tales, set this year for Sept. 14 at Westfield Heritage Village. Admission is free and guess who'll be there to celebrate 40 years of Alligator Pie...
Keywords: Rotary Clubs; Westfield Heritage Village; Hamilton Public Library; Susan Jaspar; Bryan Prince Bookseller; Dennis Lee; Rocco Baviera; Carol Leigh Wehking; Hamilton Children's Choir; The Canadian Children's Book Centre
|214 Dave Heidebrecht ( Apr. 6, 2014)|
In the age of digital photography, photographer and ecologist Dave Heidebrecht challenges us to consider its value. He also ponder how twe can work to make photography and--all of our worthwhile endeavours-- more just and sustainable. For a thoughtful and important perspective, spend some time with Dave Heidebrecht.
Keywords: The Pearl Review; Centre3 for Print & Media Arts; Ansel Adams; Henri Cartier-Bresson; Centre for Climate Change at McMaster; Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research; Bay Area Restoration Council; Bike Share; Patrick Deane; Forward with Integrity; raisethehammer.org; Sarah Good; Annie Shaw; Earth Wind & Choir
|189 Tom Mackan, Director ( May 26, 2013)|
Tom Mackan began as an actor and moved to directing and reviewing community theatre productions. If you've ever wondered how the complicated group project know as a play comes to the stage and takes you into another world, tune in and listen to a master of such ceremonies.
Keywords: Tamara Kamermans; Dia Frid; Theatre Burlington; Londomat at the End of the World; Deb Dagenais; Western Ontario Drama League Festival; Minced by Peter Gruner; www.botg.ca; Sterndale and Joan Bennett; Canadian Theatre School; Royal Alex; Neptune Theatre; CBC; Theatre Ontario Festival; Diane Brokenshire; Steve O'Brien; Bruce Edwards; Hamilton Fringe Festival; Players' Guild; Dan Podetz; Michelle Spanik; Tricia Ward; Kevin Moore; Bill Moore; Alan Turing; email@example.com; Newzybitz; Chor Leoni Men's Choir